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Polly Wellenbach

Polly Wellenbach
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Polly was an early and life-long devoted student of the Vidyadhara. She served for many years as the director of Karma Dzong (Shambhala Center) in Boulder. She died in 2012 in Halifax.

Birthmark

One day in the early 70s Rinpoche was sitting at his desk, and I pointed to his birthmark. He had a soft brown birthmark on his left forearm. I said something clueless like, “Is that a birthmark?”

Hare Krishna

Rinpoche was teaching a college course at C.U. (University of Colorado Boulder) that had been arranged by Brian Grimes. This was probably fall semester 1971. After class one evening as Rinpoche,...